American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Better health through laboratory medicine
2009 Clinical Laboratory Strategies Issues

DATE

TOPIC

December 10

Simplifying Cholesterol Screening

November 24

Analyzing the Role of Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin in Type 2 Diabetes Risk Prediction

November 12

Screening for Bilirubin in Newborns

October 29

Implementing D-dimer POC Testing in the Emergency Department

October 8

Exposing the Test Results No One Sees

September 24

Evaluating the Role of Renal Function in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction

September 10

Stretching the INR Recall Interval

August 27

Comparing Equations for Kidney Function

August 13

Improving NICU Platelet Transfusion Guidelines

July 9

Rethinking Routine Urine Toxicology Screening

June 25

Predicting Risk of Mortality Using BMP

June 11

Moving Targets for Coronary Artery Disease

May 28

Assessing Risk for Pancreatic Necrosis

May 14

Rethinking Ionized Calcium Test Utilization

April 30

Finding the Link between Vitamin B12 and Neural Tube Defects

April 9

Investigating a New Biomarker for Medullary Thyroid Cancer

March 26

Predicting Response to Clopidogrel

March 12

Evaluating Stroke Biomarkers

February 26

Understanding Arterial Stiffness

February 12

Analyzing Free T4 in Pregnancy

January 29     

Predicting Colon Cancer Recurrence Risk 

January 15

Assessing the Role of HER-2 and EGFR Status for Breast Cancer Treatments